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Africans in Italy

Senegalese hold peaceful demo in Florence

The Senegalese in Florence have held an impromptu peaceful demo after a man shot dead two Senegalese and injured three others.

The man identified as Gianluca Casseri, later on reportedly committed suicide.

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Man shoots Senegalese in Florence. Two dead, three wounded

A man who shot dead two Senegalese and injured three others in Florence has reportedly committed suicide.

Gianluca Casseri, who was seemingly out to attack Africans in Florence, first went to an open market in Piazza Dalmazia in Northern part of Florence, where he shot and killed two Senegalese hawkers and wounded one.

He then moved to San Lorenzo, in the city centre, quite close to the Cathedral of Florence and opened fire on Africans there, wounding two.

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Saba Anglana: Be authentic and original

Her forthcoming LP to support AMREF’s work in Kenya

Music is the most effective of way of communicating powerful messages and profound feelings, says Saba Anglana, an Afro-Italian musician.

Saba, who is a singer and songwriter, was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. Her mother is originally from Ethiopia while her father is an Italian.

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Call to celebrate African women

On 10th December two African women will receive Nobel Peace Prize

The Human Rights Day will be marked on 10th December 2011. On the same day, this year’s Noble Peace Prizes will be given to three women: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman, a leading figure in Yemen’s pro-democracy movement.

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Investigate death of Senegalese in custody

Italian authorities should fully investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Saidou Gadiaga in custody.

Saidou died on 12th December 2010 after suffering from asthma while he was detained at Masotti Carabinieri station, in Brescia.

The 37 year old Senegalese was arrested the previous day because he did not have the Permit of Stay and had not complied with an order to leave the country.

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